Blackbird Rises From the Ashes

Via the Blackbird Facebook page: “We signed a lease on a new location today! The big, red brick building at the corner of 38th & Nicollet will be our new home. We’re going full steam ahead to get the doors open by September.” Blackbird’s 50th St. and Aldrich Ave. location burned down along with Heidi’s […]


Benefits Planned for McMahon’s and Media Fallout

Two benefits are planned for victims of the McMahon’s Pub fire — details here. Also worth reading: The McMahon’s homepage, where the owners promise to rebuild and also preview a forthcoming open letter about the fire’s attendant “media circus” and “regarding the facts and correct dates surrounding the much hyped and sensationalized ‘fire code violations.’”


April 6 Morning Roundup

Apparently you only get a warning at Target Field if you smoke weed out of a red pepper, the Heidi’s / Blackbird fire is ruled accidental, Teddy raves up a classic cheeseburger, the always handy City Pages Month in Review, and the Perennial Plate films an episode in Milan, MN featuring Garden Goddess Enterprises and […]